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Cancer of Unknown Primary - What is it?

by Jane Ashley

Imagine finding out that you have cancer, but the medical team doesn’t know where the cancer began.

What Is Cup

How is Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) Discovered?

It depends on the circumstances. Sometimes, CUP is accidentally found during surgery for something else or through a scan given for another reason.

A nodule might show in a CT scan of the lung when trying to determine if a patient has pneumonia.

• A person might fall and hit their head requiring stitches at the ER — the ER physician orders...

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